1885 Letters · Harvey Keith's Murder

August 7, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Orendo & Susan Sikes

August 7, 1885 To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Orendo & Susan Sikes, Keeler, MI A letter of sympathy in regard to the murder of their son. Keelersville[1] Aug 7th/85 Dear Bro & Sister Keith[2] We are so sorry for you & hasten to express our sympathy. You are indeed passing under the _____.… Continue reading August 7, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Orendo & Susan Sikes

1885 Letters · Harvey Keith's Murder

August 6, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

August 6, 1885 To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI A letter of sympathy in regard to the murder of their son. Galesburg Aug 6th 1885 Dear Oscar and Mary O how our hearts go out in sympathy to you this terrible affliction that has come upon you. I find myself… Continue reading August 6, 1885 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

1882 Letters

May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

May 9, 1882                       To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Sarah Keith A letter of condolence to Oscar and Mary Ann regarding the death of their daughter, Katie. Also writes with an update on her family, particularly that Louese and D.D. Harris were married on April 12th. She also adds a letter of condolence to… Continue reading May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

1880 Letters

June 13, 1880 letter to James & Mary Ann Keith from Katie Randall

June 13, 1880 To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Katie Randall, McBride, MI She has been so busy she has not had time to write. They have built a new house farther away from the mill and there is not as much smoke and cinders. She has been feeling better and has not had… Continue reading June 13, 1880 letter to James & Mary Ann Keith from Katie Randall

1869 Letters

December 10, 1869 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith

December 10, 1869 To: Luke & Sarah Keith From: Oscar Keith, Coloma, MI News about neighbors, both past and present. Would like Luke to talk to Mr. Streator about some money he apparently owes them. Alfleda and Mary Ann both add to the letter; Mary Ann mentions that Oscar built a cottage, and that the… Continue reading December 10, 1869 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Oscar Keith